Infographics: Sexual, reproductive and maternal health

These infographics help present ideas on how sexual, reproductive and maternal health affect mothers' and children's well being in a clear and concise way.

Saving mothers' lives

About 830 women die each day due to complications in pregnancy and childbirth. The issue requires a combination of efforts.

Stillbirths, maternal and neonatal deaths

Better data save mothers' and babies' lives.

Antenatal care

WHO's recommendations aim at improving quality of antenatal care to reduce the risk of stillbirths and pregnancy complications.

Female genital mutilation

Health-care providers play an important role in the treatment and care of the 200 million girls and women around the world living with female genital mutilation.


Policies and practices that reduce barriers to safe abortion help women and girls around the world avoid the dangerous — or even fatal — consequences of unsafe abortion.


Do I need a medical examination before starting a contraceptive method? As a sexually active woman, what are my contraceptive options? I have diabetes, are there any restrictions on which contraceptive method I can use?

Intrapartum care

All women have a right to a positive childbirth experience. Every birth is unique.